Ramadan Car Guide: Mid-Level sedans in Oman

31 May 2017
POSTED BY Y Magazine

Y’s must-read guide to the top auto deals during the Holy month. This week, we take a look at four of the best mid-level sedans money can buy.




Nissan Sentra


Some say patience is a virtue. We say you’ve waited long enough. The Nissan Sentra completely redefines what an affordable car can be and proves that the good life is well within reach.

The Sentra is a technical tour-de-force aimed at providing the best of both worlds – efficiency and performance. The result? Best-in-class fuel economy that sets the standard. The Nissan Sentra’s design was perfected in A wind tunnel to create a shape that’s as fuel-efficient as it is refined. As enticing as each detail is, the Nissan Sentra was designed as a holistic vision of what a modern sedan should be.


Features


  • Intelligent Key with push button start*
  • Navigation with 5.8” display*
  • ABS+EBD+BA
  • Rear LED combination lamp
  • Bluetooth connectivity*
  • 16” Alloy Wheels*
  • Cruise control*
  • Rear view camera*
  • Rear parking sensor*
  • Dual airbags

* Available on Select Variants


Specifications


  • Engine: 1.6 or 1.8-litre four cylinder
  • Transmission: Continuously variable
  • transmission (CVT) or 5-speed MT
  • Horsepower: 113/130hp
  • Torque: 154/174Nm
  • L x W x H (mm): 4615 x 1760 x 1495
  • Fuel Tank: 52litres
  • Trunk: 510 litres

Price Range


RO6,995 to RO8,750


Ramadan Offer


  • Cashback RO1,500 Free insurance (All 2016 models)  
  • Free Registration Scratch Card (2 assured gifts): free fuel (RO50 to RO1,000) and free service – 2 years/30K to 5 years/100K

List of Variants


1.6 S M/T and 1.6 S, 1.6 SV CVT, 1.8 S and 1.8 SV CVT


Y Recommendation


The Nissan Sentra is what we would call “a complete package”. It rounds up all the features you would find on a luxury sedan – the safety features, technology and ride comfort – and packages it into one very enchanting sedan. The Sentra is really a class apart from the competition.





BMW 5 Series


The seventh-generation BMW 5 Series Sedan cuts a sporty, elegant and stylish figure with enhanced dynamics and an unbeatable line-up of assistance systems. It also offers unmatched degrees of connectivity and innovative operating systems to give drivers in Oman a redefined experience behind the wheel of their much-loved luxury sedan.

With a stronger focus on user-friendliness, the new BMW 5 Series is fitted with the latest-generation iDrive system. In top specification, it displays navigation, telephone and entertainment features, plus vehicle functions, on a high-resolution 10.25-inch screen. The system can be operated using the iDrive Controller, by voice command or gestures or by touching the display controls directly, as the driver wishes.


Features


  • BMW ConnectedDrive
  • Parking assistance & collision warning systems
  • BMW touchscreen key fob w/remote parking
  • Gesture controls
  • Lightweight body
  • Heads up display
  • BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology
  • ABS + Dynamic Traction Control
  • Surround view camera
  • BMW night vision

Specifications


  • Engine: 2.0-litre twin-turbocharged in-line four-cylinder/
  • 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged in-line six-cylinder
  • Transmission: Eight-speed automatic
  • Horsepower: 252hp/326hp
  • Torque: 350Nm/450Nm
  • L x W x H (mm): 4943 x 1868 x 1498

Price Range


RO26,000 to RO35,000


Ramadan Offer


Six-year warranty or 200,000km (whichever comes first)

Six-year BMW Service Inclusive Plus Package or 120,000km (whichever comes first)

First year free comprehensive insurance

First year free registration

Complimentary iPhone 7 128GB


Variants


530i and 540i


Y Recommendation


The BMW 5 Series is more than just a car; it is an emotion. Little wonder then why the sedan is still popular in Oman. The 5 Series packs extensive safety aids, abundant technology and superior levels of comfort, all in a car that is extremely engaging to drive. This really is a driver’s car.





Volkswagen Passat


Since its introduction in 1973, the Volkswagen Passat has been known to be a true-to-the-core large sedan, seating families in comfort while providing exceptional performance. With its handsome looks and gutsy engine, the latest Passat may be one of the most desirable sedans to look out for.

The 2017 Volkswagen Passat has it all – the technology, the space and the performance. The ever-evolving sedan provides all the necessities a modern family needs. With plenty of safety features as standard, you can be sure that your family is safe at all times, and when they’re not around, the 2.5-litre engine is all ready to punch out impressive acceleration figures for that quick overtake.


Features


  • Adaptive airbags
  • Intelligence Crash Response System (ICRS)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Multi-function steering wheel
  • Automatic post-collision braking system
  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Cruise control
  • Bluetooth
  • Front and Rear park distance control
  • 16”,17” or 18” alloys (optional)
  • App connect audio
  • Discover Media touch screen navigation
  • Easy open trunk lid
  • Keyless start stop
  • Leatherette seats
  • Eight-way electric seats

Specifications


  • Engine: 2.5-litre five-cylinder
  • Horsepower: 170hp
  • Torque: 240Nm
  • 0-100 kph: 9 seconds
  • Gearbox: 6-speed automatic (triptronic)

Price Range


RO7,979 (Passat S)


Y Recommendation


The feature-packed Volkswagen Passat is one of the finest sedans to leave German soil.  Also the fact that the Passat has a persona that would suit your every mood makes way for a very flexible ride. Anybody and everybody will love it.





Geely Emgrand GT


The Geely Emgrand GT is breaking norms to become one of the pioneers in the mid-size segment. With its sleek looks and exhilarating performance, the Emgrand GT isn’t just your average run-of-the-mill sedan. It is a “SuperSedan” and competitors should be worried.

The Emgrand GT #SuperSedan is the flagship fastback sedan with an aggressive profile that blends the best of modern design and classical aesthetics. Its graceful and modern interior reflects the right mix of technology and quality. Designed to offer a superior driving experience unlike anything out there, the #SuperSedan is sure to surprise you from the moment you set eyes on it.


Features


  • Touchscreen infotainment system w/GPS
  • Curtain airbags
  • Rear parking camera
  • Smart entry
  • Eight-speaker audio system
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Steering-mounted audio controls
  • Cruise control
  • 17- or 18- inch alloy wheels
  • Heads up display
  • Parallel semi-automatic parking
  • Blind-spot detection

Specification


  • Engine: 2.4-litre in-line four cylinder/3.5-litre V6
  • Transmission: six-speed automatic
  • Horsepower: 162/270hp
  • Torque: 210/326Nm

Price Range


RO7,500 to RO12,450

(Price before guaranteed cash gift of RO2,001)


Variants


GT 2.4L AT Advance, GT 2.4L AT Prestige, GT 2.4L AT Elegance, GT 3.5L AT Elegance and GT 3.5L AT Luxury


Y Recommendation


There’s no denying that the Geely Emgrand GT is a fabulous sedan: the vehicle is not only spot-on in terms of design but is also immensely swift on the roads. Above all, it is loaded with safety features, which will keep you and your loved ones safe.






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